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Defense to launch bid to save Boston bomber from death

Boston - Celebrated defense lawyer Judy Clarke will launch her bid Monday to save 21-year-old convicted killer Dzhokhar Tsarnaev from the death penalty for bombing the Boston Marathon in 2013.

Harrowing victim testimony in Boston bomber sentencing

Boston - Relatives of the policeman shot dead after the Boston bombings gave harrowing testimony as the defense downplayed a new video of convicted killer Dzhokhar Tsarnaev flipping his middle finger.

'America's worst nightmare' deserves death, trial hears

Boston - Boston bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is "America's worst nightmare" and deserves to die for perpetrating one of the bloodiest attacks on US soil since 9/11, his trial heard Tuesday.

Death or prison: Jurors to seal Boston bomber's fate

Boston - Convicted Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev must face death for the attack that killed three people and wounded 254, prosecutors will argue when a court this week begins weighing up his fate.

Penalty phase of Marathon bomb trial to begin April 21

Boston - Jurors who convicted accused 2013 Boston Marathon bomber Dhzokhar Tsarnaev of multiple counts of murder last week will reconvene April 21 to decide whether he should be put to death or spend the rest of his life in federal prison.

Guilty: Boston jury convicts surviving marathon bomber

Boston - Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was found guilty Wednesday of planting bombs that killed three and injured hundreds of others at the Boston Marathon in 2013 and now faces either the death penalty or life in prison without possibility of parole.

Jury's next decision: Life or death for Boston bomber?

Boston - Convicted in the worst attacks on US soil since 9/11, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev faces a new court date with the same jury, which now must decide if the Boston Marathon bomber must pay for his crimes with his life.

Trial of surviving Boston Marathon bombing suspect wraps up

Boston - Lawyers for admitted Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev again admitted Monday that the 21-year-old Chechen immigrant planted one of the pressure-cooker bombs that killed three and injured 260 near the finish line of the prestigious race in 2013.

Tsarnaev guilty on 30 counts over 2013 Boston bombings

Boston - Boston bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev faces the death penalty after a jury unanimously convicted him Wednesday of carrying out the worst attack in the United States since the 9/11 hijackings.

Jury deliberates in Boston bombings trial

Boston - US jurors on Tuesday began deliberations in the trial of Boston bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, tasked with determining whether he is guilty on 30 counts over the deadly 2013 attacks.

State makes case against alleged Boston Marathon bomber

Boston - Prosecutors rested Monday after presenting bloody images and testimony about them in their case against accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.

Defense wraps up case in Boston bombing trial

Boston - Lawyers for alleged Boston bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev quickly wrapped up their defense case on Tuesday as the four-week old trial entered its final stages.

Grisly testimony at Boston bombing trial as prosecutors rest

Boston - US prosecutors rested their case Monday in the trial of Boston bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev after gruesome testimony about the death of the youngest victim left some jurors in tears.

Woman accused of scamming fund set up for Boston bombing victims

Jamaica Plain - A Massachusetts woman has been indicted for allegedly fraudulently obtaining $8,000 from a fund set up for the victims of the Boston Marathon bombing in 2013, and for obtaining thousands more from other fundraising sources, officials said on Thursday.

Trial of suspected Boston Marathon bomber begins

Boston - Trial began March 2 for surviving Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, who could faces the death penalty if convicted of killing three people and injuring 264 with bombs planted near the finish line of the famous race in 2013.

Timeline of Boston Marathon bombing events

Boston - A timeline of events leading to the arrest of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, who went on trial Wednesday for the Boston Marathon bombing.

Boston bombings trial hears harrowing testimony from survivors

Boston - Survivors of the Boston marathon bombings choked back tears Wednesday as they told how a day of celebration turned into a horrific urban war zone of torn limbs and burnt flesh.

Boston gets hit by more snow storms, with 37 inches on the ground

Boston - Boston was hit by more snow on Monday, February 9, as it faced its third winter storm in two weeks. Including the 20 inches that fell at Logan International Airport since Saturday, there is more than three feet or 37 inches of snow on the ground.

Boston bomb suspect seeks trial delay over Paris attacks

New York - Lawyers for Boston bombings suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev requested that jury selection in his trial be suspended for at least a month, saying the Paris attacks could influence potential jurors.

Silence of Boston bomb suspect's family as he stands trial

Moscow - The family of Boston marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is keeping a low profile as he goes on trial Monday for the dramatic attack in which three people died.

Boston bombing trial opens with jury selection

Boston - The long-awaited trial of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev began Monday with jury selection, 20 months after the shocking attack that killed three at the city's signature race.

US judge rejects trial delay for Boston bomb suspect

New York - A US federal judge on Wednesday rejected a request by Boston bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev to further postpone his highly-anticipated trial, meaning jury selection will begin next week.

Boston Uber driver accused of kidnapping, rape of customer

Boston - A Boston man working as an Uber driver is facing charges for allegedly raping and kidnapping a young woman who had summoned the ride-sharing service earlier this month, authorities said.

Boston suspect makes rare court appearance

Boston - Shaggy-haired, bearded and attentive, accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev made his first public appearance in 17 months Thursday, at a brief court hearing before his trial next month.

Marathon bombing suspect expected in court this week

Boston - The lone surviving suspect in the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing is expected to appear in court this week in his first public appearance in 17 months.

Interview with Aerosmith's Joe Perry Special

Currently riding high in the New York Times Best Seller list with his acclaimed autobiography, the guitar legend discusses his book with Digital Journal and sets the record straight on a few things.

How low can people go? Man steals phone of woman killed by train

Boston - When a person dies horrifically, most of us react with shock, followed by sympathy for the person who is killed. Sympathy is not a word that could be used to describe this man's behavior after a woman was killed by a train on Thursday evening.

David Ortiz swindled: Sues jeweler for selling him imitation gems

Boston - David Ortiz is suing a California jeweler for selling him pieces of gold and diamond jewelry that were fake or of low value. The sports star purchased the jewelry for $127,000 in 2010 before finding out its real value from an appraiser.

Singer-songwriter Nick Santino preparing for fall tours Special

In support of his debut album 'Big Skies' which was released at the end of May on the 8123 management group, Nick Santino is gearing up to tour the UK and North America this fall.

‘Chacarero’ — Probably the best sandwich you may ever eat

Boston - The Spanish word “Chacarero” means “small-scale farmer,” but it also stands for the name of a sandwich Chileans enjoy in restaurants or at home, and that surprises foreign visitors who describe it as "the best darn sandwich" they have ever had.
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